For the growth of Clark County Service Day on May 2, 2019 -- may we bring more of God's love to Clark County through service than ever before, and may ministry leaders be open to new ways volunteers can serve and support their clients
For the retreatants, student leaders, and teachers attending the 4 day Kairos retreat -- for growth in their relationship with the Lord and others
For the student and adult leaders planning for Service Day on May 3
For the success of Service Day for the whole Clark County community - that our city will know God's love through us.
Children's Rescue Center:
Good health for all staff, volunteers, and those we serve
For God’s drawing of volunteers for the new school year!
Pray for children to find their identity in Christ.
Homeless families and families struggling with addictive parents.
Choosing Hope Adoptions:
For visibility across Ohio
Expanding staff and hiring the right social worker
Continued guidance and direction from God and His plan for us serving different populations.
Wisdom and discernment as we work with hurting people.
Clark County Fuller Center for Housing:
For volunteers working at our new construction sites
For low-income families who want to become homeowners
For stronger connections with local churches
For a stronger sense of unity among local Christian non-profits
Clark County Jail Chaplaincy:
For a few female inmates that are currently on fire for Jesus - that they would be discipled upon release
Working on a new program; pray that it would be impactful
Prayers for funding from Sheriff's office, Clark county commissioners, city community businesses, churches, and individuals
Favor with the Sheriff’s office that they would permit new volunteer chaplains to come on board
Starting a new series. Funding for it, produce it a high quality, and have a powerful impact on all inmates
For a smooth transition with the volunteer base and favor with the upcoming grant opportunities
Eagle and Dove:
Sam Brewer to recover from pancreas problems
Cecilia Swindler to recover from a rib broken and an eye injury from a fall
Charlene Southers - cancer operation
For 2 students in abuse situations
Nick Craycraft to recover from massive series of seizures and the fall that added to the trauma
That Jesus would continue to bless the school
Encompass Connection Center:
Blessing on new initiatives to support families in parent-children relationships. We appreciate local community funding for this adventure!
Looking for additional partnerships to connect with couples, families, and organizations that need relationship resources.
For our Sweetheart Dance and online auction this Friday (Feb. 15, 2019)
Family and Youth Initiatives:
Need volunteers at all networks and the main office
Opportunities to build champions for hope
Nikki and Pat are now co-directors - pray for wisdom in working together
For new staff members to be a big help to God’s plan for FYI
The Gathering of the Miami Valley:
Strong finish and next steps with Young Guns 3.0
Grace, discernment, movement as Jeff is transitioning to more of an organizational leader vs. relational leader role
Greater opportunities to partner with churches for men
For more kids to come to know Jesus
Lots of kids at the teen center
Pray for new ROCK director Matt Perrine
New program with detention center to bring more teens to Christ
For one of our teens who recently received Christ into his life; that God may watch over him as he starts his faith journey
Please pray for a volunteer leader that will rise up to help Springfield churches to support first responders in our area.
Pray that ministries that work with hurting, damaged juvenile delinquents be effective and multiplied around the state
Reach kids, Father, and write new stories in their lives!
Pray that the body of Christ grows in generosity in Springfield/Clark County.
Pray for Amy, a mid-50 year old believer and her husband Brian. Amy had diabetes for years; her eyes have deteriorated until she can see only a bit of light in one eye. Please pray that God restores her sight.
Praise for God's abundant grace!
God's abundance for:
Pregnancy Resource Clinic:
Prayers for provision of more volunteers to serve in patient care areas: care coordinators, mentors, and male mentors.
PRAISE for God's provision of new Executive Director - Gail Welsh; new Development & Outreach Coordinator – Jillian Dewhurst; AND new nurse – Kim Witherow
Safety and protection over our volunteers and building
Safe Harbor House:
Pray for graduates – that they will continue flourishing and healing
Several residents in the first 90 days of the program - pray for their first layer of healing
Pray for sex-trafficking victims in Ohio (ranked 4th or 5th in the nation)
Pray for the work of Safe Harbor to spread throughout the Miami Valley and the entire state of Ohio to spread to potential new champions
That leadership transition would continue to be smooth. Grace, strength, and wisdom for our new E.D. Linda Mortensen.
Springfield City Youth Missions (SCYM):
Pray for Brent Parke, one of our mentors and Board members who is fighting cancer
Pray for Jess Hanely who is transitioning back from maternity leave
Pray for 5 new students being matched with a mentor
Pray for continued strength, wisdom, and overflowing love for volunteers and staff
The Sonshine Club:
God's guidance in fundraising and revamping The Sonshine Clubs
Pray for Spanish-speaking churches in Springfield. There has been a sharp increase in detentions/deportations among their members.
Pray for new YL leaders – we need 15 more volunteers to fill spots and start new ministries.
Also pray for a point person for Young Lives – our outreach to teen/pregnant moms.
Pray for the right few people to start Young Life at Kenton Ridge